Embark on a captivating journey through Turkey, where ancient wonders and cultural treasures await at every turn. Our adventure begins in Istanbul, where we will immerse ourselves in the rich heritage of this vibrant city. Visit the iconic Topkapi Palace, once home to Ottoman sultans, and be enchanted by the magnificent St. Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Get lost in the enchanting maze of the Grand Bazaar, where an array of treasures awaits discovery.
Leaving Istanbul behind, we venture to Ankara, the capital of Turkey, where we pay homage to the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey at the Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum. Our journey continues to the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, where fairy chimneys and ancient cave dwellings dot the horizon. Marvel at the Kaymakli Underground City, explore the Open Air Museum in Goreme and witness the natural fortress of Uchisar.
For the adventurous, an optional balloon tour over Cappadocia is available, offering a breathtaking perspective of this unique region. Indulge in a lunch of famous Pottery Kebap in a cave restaurant and delve into the rich history of local handicrafts like carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx, and pottery.
Journeying onward, we reach Pamukkale, a mesmerizing natural wonder. Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis with its magnificent Necropolis and lime cascade. Our next stop is the historical city of Ephesus, where the grand library, theater, and temples transport us back in time. Indulge in the flavors of Turkish Gozleme during lunch in a nomadic tent before visiting the picturesque village of Sirince, known for its beauty and delectable wines.
As our adventure nears its end, we visit the ancient city of Troy, the legendary site of the Trojan War. Immerse yourself in the stories and mythology that surround this fascinating place.
Our final day takes us to Gallipoli, a place of great historical significance. Pay tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War I as we visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine, and the 57th Regiment Memorial. Reflect on the sacrifices made and the enduring spirit of courage.
Turkey beckons with its timeless wonders, ancient history, and warm hospitality. Join us on this unforgettable journey as we unravel the remarkable tapestry of this extraordinary land.
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your Hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure .
After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar will commence. The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul. Meals; Breakfast.
After breakfast, we depart for Ankara where we will visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We then depart for Cappadocia. After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake, we will arrive in Cappadocia for an overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast & Dinner.
Early in the morning an optional Balloon tour is available. Then, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar. Lunch in a cave rest. to taste famous Pottery Kebap. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries. Optional night tour with a Turkish show and dinner is avaliable tonight. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. Meals; Breakfast & Lunch.
Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast & Dinner.
After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascade. Thereafter, we continue our drive to Selcuk to visit Temple of Artemis ''one of the seven wonders of the ancient world'' then continue to Izmir for overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast & Dinner.
Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater and temples. Lunch in nomadic tent in Selcuk to taste Turkish Gozleme. Continue to marvelous village of Sirince where you be able to experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. You can do shopping and taste delicious wines of the village. Return to Izmir for overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Early departure for Bergama to visit the Asklepion with its well preserved remains before continuing to Troy; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Drive to Canakkale for an overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast & Dinner.
After breakfast, we will cross the Dardanelles then continue to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th Regiment Memorial. Arrival in Istanbul for an overnight stay. Meals; Breakfast.
After breakfast transfer to the airport (Ataturk airport ). Meals; Breakfast.